Stob Ban in the Grey Corries from the east

Stob Ban, Grey Corries

Munro peak at the eastern end of the Grey Corries

Stob Ban is the smallest Munro peak in the Grey Corries, sitting at the eastern end of the range. This rather pointy and rugged little peak is overshadowed by mighty Stob Choire Claurigh to its north.


Stob Ban


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Height977m
Prominence177m
Meaningwhite peak
ListsMunro, 177
LocationGrey Corries, Loch Linnhie to Loch Ericht
Grid RefNN267724
Lat/Lon56.81055, -4.84128


Stob Ban may look rather diminutive compared to its larger neighbouring Munro, Stob Choire an Laoigh, but it has a rough charm of its own. Grass covered flanks lead to scree and bouldery terrain higher up. Stob Ban is linked to the other Munros in the Grey Corries by a bealach at 800m with a lovely little lochan overlooking Coire Rath.

Most people approach Stob Ban hiking (or biking) in on a fine track from Corriechoillie to the north. A good path heads up Stob Ban's east shoulder and another heads north from Stob Ban's summit to connect onto the main Grey Corries ridge.

Leacach Bothy sits at the foot of Stob Ban, a fine place if backpacking over the Grey Corries is your intention - though it is small and quite popular !



Routes up Stob Ban


Grey Corries from Corriechoille

The 'Grey Corries' is the name given to the superb range mountains to the east of Ben Nevis and the Lochaber 4000ers. The Grey Corries are probably seen at their finest from above Spean Bridge with the quartzite rock shimmering in sunshine and framed with the Commando Memorial in the foreground.

Peaks : 4 Munros

Ascent : 1800m (5910ft)
Distance : 25km (16m)
Time : 9:15hr

Ben Nevis, Lochaber 4000s and Grey Corries hiking route

Combining Ben Nevis, the Lochaber 4000s and the Grey Corries into one route makes for a long fairly challenging route hiking on vast plateaux and narrow ridges while taking in vast views. Ideal preparation (and recci) for a Tranter Round or longer Ramsay Round !

Peaks : 8 Munros

Ascent : 3200m (10500ft)
Distance : 32km (20m)
Time : 13:30hr



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